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Does Affirmative Action Hurt Black Law Students?

A new study that challenges a 'cherished' admissions practice has critics lining up for a rebuttal

November 12, 2004 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Affirmative action hurts black law students more than it helps them by bumping applicants up into law schools where they are more likely to earn poor grades, drop out, and fail their states' bar exams, according to a forthcoming study by a law...

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